Notice is hereby given that, on November 3, 2011, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, PerkinElmer, Inc., Waltham, MA; Connected Discovery, London, UNITED KINGDOM; Fulcrum Direct Limited, CBTC, Cardiff, UNITED KINGDOM; The Hyve, Utrecht, THE NETHERLANDS; and Peter Boogaard (Individual), Moordrecht, THE NETHERLANDS, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Allergan Sales LLC, Irvine, CA; and Cambridgesoft, Waltham, MA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture. In addition, Atlas Platform Corp. has changed its name to GeneStack Limited, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Pistoia Alliance, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On May 28, 2009, Pistoia Alliance filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 15, 2009 (74 FR 34364).
The last notification was filed with the Department on August 17, 2011. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on September 21, 2011 (76 FR 58540).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2011-32108 Filed 12-14-11; 8:45 am]
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